Community

College of the Rockies recieves funding

East Kootenay MLA Bill Bennett joined College President and CEO David Walls to see how the College of the Rockies funding will be used - Submitted photo
East Kootenay MLA Bill Bennett joined College President and CEO David Walls to see how the College of the Rockies funding will be used
— image credit: Submitted photo

On July 31, the Ministry of Advanced Education announced they would be giving $164,000 in additional funding for the College of the Rockies foundation and apprenticeship welding programs.

On August 1, East Kootenay MLA Bill Bennett stopped by the college’s welding shop with college President and CEO David Walls to see how the funds will be utilized.  An additional 16 welder foundation seats and 16 welder apprenticeship seats will be made available as a result of the new funding.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

B.C. legislature to declare Terry Fox Day
 
Short-staffed Riders battle on
 
Annual World Sight Day Challenge
Sunrise Rotary — working to eradicate polio around the world
 
Women’s Centre celebrates new kitchen with open house
 
Nelson library looks back on modern era
New 4H horse club created in South Okanagan
 
Rotary hosts book sale
 
The history that lies beneath the grass and leaves

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 23 edition online now. Browse the archives.